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Bringing your dreams to life!  

Angy Morton has been making dresses since she was only six years old. Her talent and knowledge have taken her designs to some of the most prestigious events such as London Fashion Week.   Coming from a long line of Tailors spanning generations the art of creating beautiful garments is in her blood, Angy said: […]

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Fostering – A gift that can last forever

Have you ever considered fostering? It is often thought of as being exclusive to a slightly older generation, the truth in fact is that young families can seriously benefit from fostering a child.   We spoke to Terri Johnston, she and her husband Frank first started fostering when she was 33 and he was 36 they […]

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Ben Bush – More than just a Photographer

Ben Bush If you follow us on social media you know that we love to showcase our local talent and highlight the very best photographers our region has to offer.    Ben Bush is not just a photographer, his ability to capture the magic of the natural world is what sets him apart. He lives amongst […]

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Light up the Fells – Lakeland Festival of Light

 The Lakeland Festival of Light returns for its fifth year on the 4th of May.      The charity event is organised by Lakeland Mountain Guides and was originally planned to raise money for victims of the earthquake in Nepal back in 2015. 150 people climbed Blencathra that night and raised over £5000.    The festival has grown each year […]

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Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year.

Returning for its fifth incarnation, the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year is set to take over the Vallum Gallery at Cumbria University’s Institute of Arts from March 21st until April 25th. The exhibition is a fantastic opportunity for all young artists from A level students right up to graduates to showcase their artwork to […]

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Puzzles, Potions and Problems to be Solved…Will you Escape in Time?

Escape Rooms are becoming increasingly popular as an activity that all ages can get involved with and the perfect way to have a laugh with friends or family. Total Enigma in Carlisle have surged in popularity over the last 12 months and they have more to come.  Set up by local business woman Laura Waters, […]

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Bring your magic to the Winter Droving…

Artists, Musicians, Bands, performers and DJs register your interest to perform at this year’s Winter Droving. Each year on the day the clocks go back, Penrith in Cumbria transforms into another world. Costumed and masked characters roam the streets, entertaining crowds who gather to witness the spectacle, and participate in the magic. This unique event […]

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Saba Douglas-Hamilton – Leading Elephant conservationist brings tour to Barrow in Furness!

Jo Sarsby Management is delighted to announce a brand-new string of tour dates for leading elephant conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton in April 2019. Saba will bring her tour to Barrow in Furness on April 15  2019 at the Forum.  After a smash hit tour in 2017, Saba has added brand new material to her acclaimed show A […]

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Our bugs, birds and beasts need you!

Wildlife gardens We realise that we need to do our bit to help native wildlife but not many people know we need to protect their food sources too.   When I was a kid, a drive in the summer with my parents would produce a dazzling array of bugs splattered over the windshield.  Have you […]

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Family Fun and Plenty of Colour this Summer

Whitehaven Town Council have a series of family friendly events lined up for this summer. With a great town centre location, a rejuvenated St Nicholas’ Gardens will play host to hands-on, family fun days like Model Making Competitions on the 31st of May to Paper Airplane Competitions on the 20th of July. People are free […]

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